Canadian Manufacturing

Constellation division buys Auzzie firm

Company aims to improve its transportation management products aimed at the Asia-Pacific region.

TORONTO—Trapeze Group, a subsidiary of Volaris Group, which is owned by Toronto-based Constellation Software Inc., has purchased Bacchus Management Holdings Pty Ltd in Brisbane, Aus. to improve its transportation management products aimed at the Asia-Pacific region.

Bacchus develops integrated operations and financial management, ticketing and RTPI (real-time passenger information) solutions for passenger transport companies. Its clients include major bus and coach transport operators across Australia and New Zealand.

In addition to the new Brisbane office location, Trapeze also has operations in Adelaide which sells integrated solutions for fixed route and community transport scheduling, driver performance management, eco-driving and journey planning.

“This acquisition supports our strategy of providing comprehensive end-to-end technology solutions to help local transport operators and authorities maximize their technology investment while driving new efficiencies. We believe that this acquisition will also provide strong solutions to meet the needs of Indian & Asian transport operators,” said Michael Dufton, General Manager with Trapeze Group’s Asia Pacific operations.

Trapeze sells passenger transport solutions for single department, entire organization or the community operators, with government and commercial clients across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Volaris acquires vertical market technology companies serving agri-food, asset management, logistics, justice and transportation sectors and is an operating group of Constellation Software Inc.

Constellation acquires, manages and builds vertical market software businesses.

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